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Father Dziwisz accompanied the pope on his numerous trips abroad and physically supported John Paul in the critical moments following an attempt on the pope's life in 1981.
On 19 December 2009, John Paul II was proclaimed Venerable by his successor Pope Benedict XVI and was beatified on 1 May 2011 after the Congregation for the Causes of Saints attributed one miracle to him, the healing of a French nun from Parkinson's disease.
Relics of John Paul have enjoyed a boom ever since the beloved pope was beatified in 2011, and they are gaining heightened significance -- as well as a surge of veneration -- ahead of his canonization.
Around 1 million faithful were estimated to have been on hand for the 2011 Mass that beatified John Paul, and nearly that many for the conclave that resulted in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio becoming Pope Francis in March.
3]w, Poland, Pope John Paul II's close friend and secretary, speculates the canonization will take place in October 6 the 35th anniversary of the late pope's election to papacy.
The hearing heard how John Paul had been staying with his gran in Ash Grove, Wavertree.
It was presented to him by Sister Tobiana, the Polish nun who tended to John Paul throughout his pontificate, and Sister Marie Simone-Pierre of France, whose inexplicable recovery from Parkinson's disease was decreed to be the miracle necessary for John Paul to be beatified.
And so, in Part I, examining the late pope and the media, we find essays not on John Paul II's skillful use of mass media, but, first, on how late-night comedy shows in the united States treated the pope or the Catholic Church as a source or object of humor (Brian Kaylor and Josh Compton), and second, on political cartoons attacking the Catholic Church over the sexual abuse scandal (William Benoit and Kevin Stein).
But John Paul suffered head and neck wounds and died in a downstairs back room.
Members of the French nun's convent prayed to the spirit of John Paul to ask God for her recovery in May 2005.
Pope John Paul had a special love for the Mexican people and it was obviously reciprocated.
ABC's effort, ``Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II,'' essentially serves as the Cliffs Notes for CBS' ``Pope John Paul II.